Big Ten Breakdown

The Big Ten has been the dominant basketball conference this year. Indiana is once again a national power, and the Hoosiers also have the top 2013 recruiting class in the conference.

Noah Vonleh is the only Big Ten five-star recruit.

Big Ten Rankings

1. Indiana (#6 nationally)

2. Illinois (#17 nationally)

3. Michigan (#18 nationally)

4. Purdue (#34 nationally)

5. Ohio State (#36 nationally)

6. Wisconsin (#37 nationally)

7. Nebraska

8. Penn State

9. Northwestern

10. Minnesota

11. Iowa

12. Michigan State

Big Ten Breakdown

Indiana has both the top recruiting class in the Big Ten and the top recruit in the conference Noah Vonleh. Four-star wings Troy Williams and Stanford Robinson are also expected to have an immediate impact for Indiana…. Illinois and Michigan have the No. 2 and No. 3 ranked classes in the Big Ten and are also ranked in the top 20 nationally. Illinois has a trio of four-star recruits, led by shooting guard Kendrick Nunn. Michigan has a couple four-star guards in its class- Zak Irvin and Derrick Walton…. Although not as highly ranked, the top two prospects in Purdue’s class are also guards…. The last two nationally ranked class in the conference are Ohio State and Wisconsin. Ohio State has a two-man class with recruits who are known for their shooting prowess. While Wisconsin is counting on both the shooting ability and passing ability of four-star guard Bronson Koenig.

Best by Position

PG Bronson Koenig (#13 nationally) Wisconsin

SG Zak Irvin (#10 nationally) Michigan

SF Marc Loving (#16 nationally) Ohio State

PF Noah Vonleh (#2 nationally) Indiana

C Maverick Morgan (#16 nationally) Illinois

By the Numbers

37: The number of 2013 Big Ten recruits

1: The number of five-star Big Ten recruits

12: The number of four-star Big Ten recruits

16: The number of states represented by Big Ten recruits

6: The number of Big Ten recruits from Illinois (state with the most Big Ten recruits)

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